Continuing Education News
Indian Prairie Library in Darien will be hosting an informational meeting about how to create a "citizenship corner" in the library on Tuesday, July 23 at 3:15. In addition, the meeting will discuss preparing librarians to inform immigrants of health resources available to them.
Rachel Brooks, who is an Americorps Fellow working with the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights and who is assigned to World Relief DuPage, is working to develop a collaborative relationship with libraries in DuPage County in order to implement a “citizenship corner” in each library (librarians from all counties are welcome). This approach is based on a USCIS initiative from California which has recently been implemented with the City of Chicago libraries. The “citizenship corner” would include a four-hour training for one or more people on staff at each library to be able to better help immigrants going through the citizenship process.
Rachel will explain the idea of the citizenship corner and how it has been used at other libraries. She will be available to answer questions. For those libraries interested in participating, the training sessions will be in September.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a United States federal statute that was signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. This law represents the most significant overhaul of the United States healthcare system since the creation of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965. The Affordable Care Act is designed to protect consumers, provide new coverage options, and give you the tools you need to make informed choices about your health. The meeting will answer the following questions: What are the benefits of the ACA? How does does the ACA affect and not affect immigrants and refugees?
Please email Joe Popowitch at joep [at] ippl [dot] info if you are interested in attending. Visit ippl.info for directions.
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The First Step in Fundraising: Tools and Tips (Joliet)Date:6/25/2013 Time:10:30 AM - 12:00 PMLocation:South Metropolitan Philanthropy Ctr @ Joliet Jr College Main Campus, A Building, 2nd Fl., 1215 Houbolt RdRegistration:
Fees: Free and open to the public.
About this event: At this workshops you'll receive a tutorial on using prospecting databases, which you can access free in the Library. You'll also receive an overview of the free reference collection of books and resources on grantwriting, individual fundraising, and nonprofit management, leadership, and governance. Plus, you'll meet Nick Ammerman (the Donor's Forum Library Services Coordinator), who is professionally trained to help you use these resources.